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Linda Shepard


Contributing Writer Linda Shepard has worked for C & G Newspapers since 1998, graduated from Oakland University and is a past winner of the Michigan Press Association award. Shepard takes an avid interest in Detroit’s history and current rebirth.

Published August 21, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — An ongoing township plan to create safe pathways for walkers, runners and bicyclists continues with new routes considered for Silverbell, Gallagher and Gunn roads.

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Published August 21, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Despite a “dynamite” location with “fantastic” demographics, the high cost to purchase land connected with creating a Town Center makes the project unlikely, said a consultant hired by the village.

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Published August 14, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Federal officials have charged a financial advisor with UBS Financial Services with embezzling more than $3.7 million from his clients.

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Published August 14, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Police are investigating two recent cases of fraud involving a phoney police sergeant who threatened and demanded money from Rochester Hills men listed as registered sex offenders.

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Published August 14, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Dark skies and a downpour did not dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds who attended the Veterans Tribute of Oakland County dedication July 31 on Adams Road, south of Silverbell Road.  

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Published August 13, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A $10 million plan to create a vibrant main street-style district on Auburn Road is a little closer to realization, thanks to a recent funding award.

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Published August 7, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Eight lucky Oakland University honors college students will reside in a historic former bed-and-breakfast, thanks to a donation by the Moceri family.

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Published August 7, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 70-year-old Rochester Hills man died as the result of injuries sustained in a 10:28 p.m. Aug. 3 car/motorcycle crash on Auburn Road, at Fairgrove Terrace.

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Published July 31, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Residents young and old discovered the secrets of Lost Lake and its surrounding wetlands with kayaks and fishing nets July 29 at Lost Lake Nature Park.

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Published July 30, 2018

Police are looking for an armed man who robbed two Subway restaurants recently. A man with a semi-automatic handgun demanded cash register money from a restaurant clerk at 7:57 p.m. July 22 at the Subway located at 4834 Adams Road, near Silverbell Road.

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Published July 24, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A two-year plan to improve Livernois Road, between Walton Boulevard and Avon Road, will begin this month — a temporary fix slated for this year and a full reconstruction in 2019.

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Published July 24, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A 60-year-old Oakland Township man faces criminal charges after a domestic argument led to violence and threats of murder, a police report states.

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Published July 17, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City officials lifted a five-day boil water advisory July 13 for residents and businesses north of Tienken Road and west of Livernois Road.

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Published July 17, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township officials nixed a request by the Historic District Commission for an early millage renewal proposal on the upcoming November ballot.

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Published July 17, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The high cost and perceived need for a proposed roundabout at the Gunn and Adams roads intersection has some township officials questioning the plan.

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